Construction Manager- Above Ground

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Date: Aug 19, 2019

Location: Multiple Locations, KS, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 80317

The Construction Manager is responsible for the overall direction, completion and financial outcome of a construction project. Directs and supervises the work of project administration, project superintendents, and engineers to establish operational priorities and maintain effective relationships with owners, subcontractors, etc.
◾Be responsible for ensuring the project meets or exceeds its financial objectives, by overseeing and monitoring each stage of the development
◾Coordinates daily/weekly meeting with all the area superintendents and project engineer to develop means and methods, schedule contracting needs and long lead delivery times
◾Manage all field operations and work sequence in conjunction with the Project Manager
◾Review project estimate or plan to determine estimated job cost, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project
◾Oversee and approve the monthly job cost updates and quarterly cash flow projections. Also, review, approve and negotiate change orders
◾Anticipate project needs with sufficient lead-time to avoid delay of production Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project, work closely with Project Manager and HR team to manage relationship with staff and craft
◾Form and lead an effective project management team, define and delegate management responsibilities and set goals
◾Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties, and other problems that may arise
◾Be an effective leader, communicate with department leads regarding work scopes
◾Ensure project superintendents understand and execute the work as required
◾Ensure safety, quality and production is maintained
◾Responsible for project closeout. Secure loose ends by finishing paperwork, obtaining retainages, supporting supervisors and expediting claims

◾Degree or diploma in a related field, or a related combination of training and experience
◾15 plus years of related experience; construction and management experienced required
◾Familiar with technical drawings systems and planning & reporting systems
◾Ability to work with and manage unionized worker or subcontractors
◾Communication – excellent oral presentation and written skills
◾Goal oriented – able to set goals and achieve them
◾Interpersonal – able to work well and persuade people at all organization levels
◾Compliance - Follows applicable laws, codes, regulations, or zoning for required work
◾Demonstrated clear logical written, verbal, and communication and presentation skills. Excellent Interpersonal skills to cooperate and work as a team
◾Leader that seek and accepts responsibility and leads by example
◾Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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